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First Florida Bear Hunt in 21 Years Draws Support, Derision

22 Oct

IMAGE SOURCE: wildflorida.com

Hunters are expected to take to the woods across Central Florida and three other regions of the state Saturday, hoping to kill a Florida black bear during the state’s first bear hunt in 21 years. Facts Rules of the hunt: • Each permit holder is allowed to take one bear, which must weigh at least […]

Conservation Group Seeks Injunction to Block October Bear Hunt

17 Sep

IMAGE SOURCE: floridapolitics.com

A Seminole County conservation group asked a judge Tuesday to halt Florida’s first bear hunt in 21 years, now scheduled to begin Oct. 24. Speak Up Wekiva filed suit against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in July over the commission’s decision to allow the hunting of a species that until 2012 was classified […]